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Event Schedule for NC & SC Find Out What Events We Have Coming Up

As our region’s leading solar energy consultant and installer, Yes Solar Solutions is frequently hosting and participating in events throughout North and South Carolina. These events can range from trade shows to press conferences, community involvement, and beyond. To learn where you can find Yes Solar next, we invite you to explore our upcoming event postings, listed below.

Festival For the Eno

Date: 07/04/2018 to 07/08/2018

Time: 10:00AM - 6:00PM

Where: The festival is located at West Point on the Eno City Park in Durham, NC.

Information:

39th Annual Festival for the Eno – July 4 & 7, 2018.

Update – July 5th.  Had a great time at the #enoriverfestival yesterday supporting the Eno River Association. We will be out there again this Saturday talking with friends, enjoying music and the great atmosphere. Stop by and say hi, we will be set up by the Frog Hollow Outdoors paddle demos, near the River Stage. See you on Saturday!

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PANEL DISCUSSION: An Insider’s View of Family Owned Business Experience

Date: 06/20/2018

Time: 11:30am - 01:00pm

Where: The Women's Business Center of NC
5800 Farindgon Place
Raleigh, NC, 27609

Information:

Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 11:30am – 01:00pm – Limited Seating – Register Online

An informal conversation and Q&A format where panelists share experiences within their family owned businesses. Audience members may ask specific questions of the group or individuals or just listen in.

Types of discussion topics:

Advantages and disadvantages from family involvement in a business
Delicate balance: personal vs business
Greatest challenges and what we learned
Defining boundaries & decision making
Common pitfalls & avoiding them

Panelists:

Carson Harkrader (Carolina Solar Energy)
Genevieve Rockett (GCR Consulting, formerly Rockett Interactive)
Kathy Miller (Yes Solar Solutions)
Shannon Cook (TOURtech)

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Residential and Commercial Solar Rooftop Workshop

Date: 05/22/2018

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Where: 460 Airport Road, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870

Information:

Hosted by the Center for Energy Education.  Guest Speaker, Stew Miller, President of Yes Solar Solutions will talk about trends in solar.  The presentation will cover residential rooftop, commercial and nonprofit solar options.  Panel pricing has decreased and demand for renewable energy has increased.  In this seminar, you will learn the many factors to consider before getting started.  Learn solar best practices, current policy and incentives as well as how to work with your local utility company.  The seminar will benefit anyone who is interested in solar or renewable energy.  Yes Solar Solutions provides custom designed solar, solar storage and EV charging solutions.

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NCIPL Presents: Solar 101 for Congregations!

Date: 04/26/2018

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Where: Church of the Nativity
8849 Ray Rd, Raleigh, NC 27613

Information:

 

Presenting a Solar 101 program to representatives from houses of worship who are interested in how solar works for churches and synagogues.  The presentation will cover basics of solar, funding, Duke rebates of $50,000 t0 $75,000 depending on how systems are funded and installation process.

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North Carolina Interfaith Power and Light Solar 101

Date: 05/17/2018

Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Where: United Church of Chapel Hill
1321 M.L.K. Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Information:

Yes Solar Solutions will be presenting a Solar 101 program to representatives from houses of worship who are interested in how solar works for churches and synagogues.  The presentation will cover basics of solar, funding, Duke rebates of $50,000 t0 $75,000 depending on how systems are funded, installation process and a case study of the 84-kilowatt solar array at UCCH.

BASF Sustainability Expo

Date: 04/26/2018

Time: 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Where: BASF
Davis Drive
RTP

Information:

Yes Solar will be celebrating Earth Week with a booth at BASF sharing solar plus storage information with BASF employees.

SAS Clean Living Expo

Date: 05/16/2018

Time: 11:30-1:30

Where: SAS Campus
Cary, NC

Information:

Yes will be participating in the Clean Living Expo for SAS employees, sharing information on solar + storage for clean living with renewable energy.

Replacements Lunch and Learn

Date: 03/14/2018

Time: 11:30-1:30

Where: Replacements Ltd
Rainbow Room
1089 Knox Road
McLeansville, NC 27301-9228

Information:

Yes Solar Solutions installed a 1.32 megawatt solar array on the roof of the Replacements showroom in 2017.  Now Yes Solar is returning to share a Solar 101 lunch and learn presentation for Replacement employees, who qualify for a discount for solar on their homes.  

2018 State Energy Conference

Date: 04/17/2018 to 04/18/2018

Where: McKimmon Center at NC State
Raleigh, NC

Information:

Our Co-founder and President Stew Miller will sit on two panels at the conference, one for the effects of HB 589 and one for Energy Storage.  The conference will examine the impacts of energy technologies, policy and finance on customers at all levels of the energy marketplace:

  • Residential Homes
  • Commercial and Industrial Energy Use
  • Governmental and Institutional Buildings
  • Utilities and Infrastructure
  • Research and Innovation
  • Renewable Energy

Join us!

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UNC Clean Tech

Date: 03/01/2018 to 03/02/2018

Where: Friday Center
100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Information:

The event will highlight the latest innovations, trends and challenges in the clean technology industry and how North Carolina is playing a key role in leading the way to a green global economy. The Summit is co-hosted by the UNC Institute for the Environment and the Center for Sustainable Enterprise at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. Join us as our Co-founder and President Stew Miller sits on a panel to discuss How Storage Will Change the Future of Energy.  Our Director of Sales Jay Linke, will host a networking lunch for students, and Stew will participate in the mentoring program.  

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Downtown Raleigh Home Show

Date: 02/23/2018 to 02/25/2018

Where: Raleigh Convention Center

Information:

Yes Solar Solutions staff will be on hand to talk solar!  

Friday, February 23, 2018  11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. 
Saturday, February 24, 2018  
10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 25, 2018  
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Lug a Jug to Promote Clean Water for Developing Countries

Date: 09/30/2017

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Where: Southern Community Park in Chapel Hill

Information:

Lug a Jug is the brainchild of United Solar Initiative, whose vision is to see the energy industry united in leveraging their collective resources to use solar power to provide clean water, better education, and better healthcare to people living in under-resourced communities throughout the world.  Lug-a-Jug 6K’s basic idea is to simulate a day in the life of people in Africa (mostly women and girls) who have to walk on average 6K every day to fetch water.  Teams of solar workers will lug a jug 3K empty and then lug it 3K back full of water without spilling.  Sounds like good entertainment for a good cause!

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National Drive Electric Week – Durham

Date: 09/16/2017 to 09/16/2017

Time: 11:00AM - 3:00PM

Where: Day: Saturday, September 16, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Research Triangle Park Headquarters
12 Davis Drive
Durham, NC 27703

Information:

We will be at the Research Triangle Park Headquarters and joining Plug-in NC and Advanced Energy to celebrate National Drive Electric Week in the Triangle! Come see electric vehicles, meet owners and learn about Electric vehicles.  EV dealerships will also be at the event to provide test drive opportunities.  Also come talk to us about adding a solar system, battery storage to your EV charging solution.

It will be a fun event for the whole family!

Food trucks, children’s activities, educational presentations, live music and more! 

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Raleigh Home Show

Date: 09/15/2017 to 09/17/2017

Where: Raleigh Convention Center
500 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

Information:

Visit Yes Solar Solutions at booth 1016 and see our new Tesla Powerwall system, our new all black solar panels, and a case study of one of our customers:  Before Solar… and After Solar.

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Triangle Veg Fest

Date: 08/26/2017 to 08/27/2017

Time: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

Where: Day 1
Durham Arts Council PSI Theater – 120 Morris St, Durham, NC

Day 2
Durham Armory – 220 Foster St, Durham, NC

Information:

Save the date: Triangle Vegfest 2017 is moving to Durham and will take place on August 26-27, 2017!  Yes Solar Solutions will be on hand to talk solar!

Triangle Vegfest 2017 – A Two Day Event!
Day 1
Presenter Day
Saturday, August 26, 2017 – 10am – 5pm
Durham Arts Council PSI Theater – 120 Morris St, Durham, NC
Join us for a day of presenters (line-up still growing!)

Day 2
Vendor Day
Sunday, August 27, 2017 – 11am – 5pm
Durham Armory – 220 Foster St, Durham, NC

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Solar Power International

Date: 09/10/2017 to 09/13/2017

Where: Mandalay Bay Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV

Information:

Solar, Storage, IoT and Beyond – See it all in one place. All Solar Power Events are produced by SEIA and SEPA, including the development of the cutting-edge educational programs offered at each show. What sets Solar Power Events apart from other conferences is the support of these two organizations. All proceeds from the events go straight back into the industry

All Solar Power Events are produced by SEIA and SEPA, including the development of the cutting-edge educational programs offered at each show. What sets Solar Power Events apart from other conferences is the support of these two organizations. All proceeds from the events go straight back into the industry

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Preppers Show

Date: 07/08/2017 to 09/07/2017

Where: Raleigh Fairgrounds

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Earth Day NC State

Date: 04/05/2017

Where: Hosted by NC State. Come celebrate Earth Day at the University Brickyard, NC State North Campus.

Information:

Hosted by NC State.  Come celebrate Earth Day at the University  Brickyard.  Yes Solar Solutions will be there to talk Solar!

NC Clean Energy Business Alliance fundraiser

Date: 04/05/2017

Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Where: Boxcar Arcade
330 West Davie Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

Information:

NC Clean Energy Business Alliance fundraiser.

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